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keep watching this space for news. >>> here's the background, when george w. bush picked harriet players, he was showing his trademark loyalty. he was also particularly happy to have found a woman he trusted for that job since the seat she was going to be filling on the court would be the one vacated by the retiring justice sandra day o'connor. now the harriet miers nomination didn't work out. she pulled her name. outside conservative groups had weighed in against the bush administration and told them that harriet myers was not right wing enough for the court and the bush administration caved and decided to take back the president's choice. that is how it seemed at the time, how it was reported in the time. but in peter baker's new book "days of fire," he reports that story, the way it actually happened is not at all the way it reported. yes, the conservative groups were unhappy with harriet miers. the bush administration knew those groups weren't going to be happy when they picked harriet miers. it could be a show of strength against people on their own side who might try to bul
. and for comparison sake, president george w. bush fell from 72% approval in 2002 post-9/11 to 39% by the same point in his second term. and for the first time in the survey, the president's positive/negative rating is actually upside down 41% to 45%. but public opinion for the gop also sinking to an all time low, just 2 2% see that party positively. bomb al poll also shows republicans and the tea party took more blame for the shutdown than did the president or the democrats. the nsa is denying a new report out of italy this time that claims the agency spied on one of the world's most secretive institutions. italian magazine reporting the agency spied on cardinals at the v the vatican during the conclave. surveillance allegedly included phone calls to and from the guest house where pope francis still stays today. the nsa also facing accusations of secretly tapping in to google and yahoo! data centers across the world. tactics would sweep up the information of millions of american users, google and yahoo! both say they had no knowledge the nsa accessed their data centers. let's go to business news ri
on any clinton campaign. in new jersey, chris christie is channelling george w. bush, the version from 1998 using reelection and hoping to use it to show electability and distance himself from unpopular house republicans. with christie next to line to take over the governor's association, they have been crisscrossing the country almost immediately, touting and perfecting his anti-washington message. let's bring in michelle bernard, president of the women for politics. and jackie. jackie, normally these first of the off, off year elections are the canary in the coal mine about what the climate could be for the following year and i think in many ways there's going to be a couple of lessons and on that front it's going to be, hey, look, tea party type republicans don't win. nontea party type republicans win. that's going to be the overgeneralization as far as the republican party is concerned, but there is 2016. there's a lot more to it than 2014. >> oh, yeah. if as we expect terry mcauliffe gets elected governor of virginia, we'll break that trend where usually a member of the party that
president attended a world series game. president george w. bush threw out the first pitch of the world series game in new york. an amazing strike pitch at that time. congratulations to today's winner ben goodman. the yankees lost that world series in fenway. send your guesses to msnbc.com. we'll be right back. >>> on this halloween our new poll shows that october has been a pretty scary month for everyone in washington, but one of the president's longtime advisers says the white house doesn't need to be fearful just yet. >> chuck, when you've been around long enough you've been through ups and downs. i went through the oil leak when people were saying this is obama's katrina and what you learn is what the poll proves again. if you have a couple of horrendous weeks the numbers will go down and the question is what do you do? one, they have to get the website going and quickly and the other is i think the president, i know the president is very much knocking heads around that building. i think people need to see some of that in public. they need to see some energy and edge that i'm sure
eight years to 2005 when george w. bush was president and there are a number of nominees to the court that democrats were objecting to, very conservative nominees and there was a big stand still there. there is ultimately a compromise in those judges were confirmed, do we expect that it is going to end up where there will be a compromise here? >> well, that's the issue, i think that for the republican party, right? coming off the shutdown that we just had, the whole government shutdown issue, the republican party took a lot of hits for being obstructionists and unreasonable, and i think the white house and democrats can portray this as another round of that. it will be tough for the republicans. the republicans on their hand, they think this is a -- this is where you draw the ideological lines. these fights for these judges are where a lot of the social battles happen, as you're talking about with the birth control things, things like that. you get the judges in there, that's where you do the actual social conservatism you want to do on the judge level. they try to put those guys in t
. everybody has forgotten, by the way, that when president george w. bush, a republican, put that medicare part d drug program in, it was more unpopular than the health care law and they had terrible problems with the computers. >> congresswoman, it was eight years ago that the federal government rolled out medicare part d, a prescription drug benefit, and it was the first time that medicare was launching into this exclusive private health insurance plan. only 21% of americans at that time had a favorable understanding of what medicare part d was and now people would think they couldn't live without it. without proper enhancements as we live and learn. so do you think as we stand right now with the fact that the president was re-elected on obama care and it passed both houses and also vetted through the supreme court, do you believe that all americans deserve access to affordable health care? >> absolutely every american should have access to affordable health care. every american should be able to provide that for their families. but you know when we're comparing medicare part d to this m
it be a replay of george w. bush never being able to recover from the be backel of katrina? >> president obama has been seen up until maybe this year into his presidency as someone who is detail oriented, cerebral, speaks in paragraphs as a college professor would. and now, as i said earlier, he's become the i don't know leader. and as president bush with katrina, he was the decider. and then what happens? then we had that shot that the white house released from the helicopter of him sitting in a cushy chair looking down on katrina, seeing the millions of people who no longer have homes. and then he said something about the head of the emergency management agency. heck of a job, you're doing a heck of a job, brownie. when it was a complete disaster. moefts moments like this in presidencies can define the second term. >> i want to pick up about the partisans on both sides. let's take a look. these are not just people on the left or the right. let's take a look at what ed schultz had to say on msnbc. >> i think that network reporters throughout the entire industry may be caught in a dilemma that
this president in his term, he should be -- he's commander in chief, he should stand with nsa. >> george w. bush took like the peter king approach, the world was black and white. if it was furthering our aim of capturing bad guys, that was the end of the story. this president because he is conflicted in some ways he's not getting praise or doing the right thing by either side's opinion. he seems publicly sort of like he's not even sure where he should be did. >> i don't think he knows where he is. he didn't even know this was going on. >> come on, he knew. we talk honestly in public about what we do with intelligence, of course he knew. >> i don't think that makes it better for him not to have known. i'm not sure they would put that out there if it's not true. >> there's a factual question, if he knew and he and his team are continuing to misrepresent that, that's deeply problematic. they have the right and ability to not get into it. on the other hand, if you take the current statements at face value, they are also very bad for a different reason, the nsa is not keeping potus on the loop on the
to a lot of what he is doing. people used to say that george w. bush was all hat and no cattle. i think that could apply to chris christie as well. >> you isolate barbara buono in that debate. sound like she should be scoring points? >> the problem is no one really watched it. >> ah. there is that. okay. >> her challenge the whole time. polls that came out this week, shows there are still 30%, 35% new jersey voters don't know enough about her to form a solid opinion about her. so for all that, she has been out on the campaign trail. trying to make her points. and going on the debate. being aggressive with the governor. his staff whether the campaign side or the governor's office they're skilled at creating the narratives. pulling them out through social media. youtube videos. he talks over the news media. he is able to go right around us, go right to his constituents. where we might be presenting a more objective version, one rooted in the facts. such as increases, spending increases, tolls are up. property taxes are up. rebates have been cut. the narrative out of his office that everyb
just a few. and in 2004, the george w. bush campaign staff used halloween to mock their opponent john kerry who had famously gone duck hunting just a week before. that means that ted cruz who went pheasant hunting last weekend should also be fair game. after all, he's the face scaring a lot of trick or treaters this year. >>> up next, rand paul was caught plagiarizing wikipedia by rachel maddow. now he's attacking her for catching him. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cash card from capital one, i get 2% cash back on every purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally someone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day. what's in your wallet? i need your timesheets, larry! wthto fight chronic.t? osteoarthritis pain. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to tak
about that. everybody has forgotten, by the way, that when president george w. bush, a republican put that medicare part d drug program in, it was more unpopular than the health care law and they had terrible problems with the computers. >> over the weekend, yet another problem emerged with the site. a critical data center was shut down that's managed by verizon's terremark. it all comes as jeffrey zients promised healthcare.gov will be problem-free by the end of november. let me bring in carl bernstein and msnbc managing editor dafna linzer. good morning. >> good morning. >> don't you love bill clinton? oh, that computer thing, it will get fixed. but is he right? should we have expected that the problems that we've seen, carl, would happen? >> no, it's a colossal screw-up. at the same time that does not mean that the legitimacy of the affordable care act is undermined or should be undermined boy this. look, we've got to look at the fact that the republican party has made the central issue of its existence the idea that really health insurance for all people they're against. it's a ba
, appointee of president george w. bush. and then yesterday the d.c. circuit took aim at obama care and found private employers can refuse to provide health plans that give access to birth control under the affordable care act. the authority of that decision, justice rogers-brown. another bush w. appointee. judge brown, if employers oppose birth control on religious grounds, what about viagra? but i digress. brown and owen are not just any appointees but both put on the bench in 2005 after only a two-year democratic delay of their nominations. republicans threatened the use the nuclear option to vote them through with a simple majority. that led to something that we rarely hear about, a deal. seven democrats, seven republicans. the gang of 14. they came together and decided from then on judicial nominees would only be filibustered under extraordinary circumstances. ideology not being one of them and that is the deal that put both brown and owen on the bench. leaving us with two women responsible for two terrible decisions affecting american women. now back to today where this week we saw sena
bring out the others and we've got our president george w. bush in texas. and one of these days he'll come off the ranch and he'll help us. i know y'all don't believe that, but we need a leader to help -- >> you heard it from katon dawson, that when george w. bush comes off the ranch, it's going to help republicans and john boehner is doing a great job! this is why we love katon! >> there you go. >> thanks to ari berman and cristina beltran and to mark alexander. katon's going to stick around a little bit more. my special message is next. it's to a young woman who is facing a struggle that far too many girls know all too well. i don't miss out... you sat out most of our game yesterday! asthma doesn't affect my job... you were out sick last week. my asthma doesn't bother my family... you coughed all through our date night! i hardly use my rescue inhaler at all. what did you say? how about - every day? coping with asthma isn't controlling it. test your level of control at asthma.com, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma. to roll out a perfectly fla
. it's an out-of-this world and totally adored halloween from george w. bush. this is him trick or treating in new york with his granddaughter mila. shy was dressed up as space cadet. >> mila is george bush's first granddaughter born in april this year to his daughter jenna. the baby is wearing a nasa outfit. under the obama administration it's been cut no shuttle program. >> they have a lot of outfits left. >>> speaking of political statements, the associated press, the organization of largest news organization in the world, i believe, the photo who has covered the president for years came out against the obama administration saying the control over photographs is so tight that in effect it equals propaganda. they have said in the past five years there have been only two photographs allowed in the oval office of the president. >> yes, santiago lion is the director of photograph for the associated press, basically says he has only been allowed into the oval office two times, which, in historically has not been the case. what they do is release the photos from the white house. so
. >> this is morgan freeman. robin williams and george w. bush. you're watching "fox & friends," man. >> frank caliendo. >> he's got more voices in his head than we do. >> i would like to think so, which is hard to imagine. if you take control of the control room, how many people are yelling at you? >> they get me every time. >> coming up, we'll share some of the hundreds of photographs you are e-mailing us of your pet in a halloween costume. >> they're so funny. in the meantime, we're going to go to heather nauert to start with some headlines this morning. >> good morning. steve, you were saying this morning you want to walk on the wild side. try that with heidi klum, see what your wife does. >> let's do that. i did the impractical jokers. you should do howie's show. >> all righty. one minute after the hour. while you were sleeping, michael jackson's former doctor has walked free. conrad murray was released from an l.a. county jail at 3:00 o'clock eastern time today. served two years of a four-year sentence for giving michael jackson that deadly dose of propothol. it was for good behavior, th
, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. . >> george w.h. bush, the next election, the 1992 election couldn't have felt farther away. it was the first thing and may be the only thing on the mind of a notorious corner-cutting oertive named lee atwater. atwater had been the mastermind behind bush's 1988 victory. he had been awarded the chairmanship of the national committee. he was thinking how to get his boss reelected. which is why in the fall of 1989, atwater was keeping a close eye on the state of arkansas. everyone in politics knew a democrat bill clinton wanted to run for president. no one took him that seriously. atwater looked at clinton and saw a threat. he saw a young intelligenic southerner, northern liberals led the democratic party to two state national drubbings, the guy can win back the voters at the core of the reagan-bush coalition, a guy under the right conditions could knock off j.w.h. bush in 1982. atwater became up with a plan, a governor's race, clinton would be running for re-election, he would use it as a springboard
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